8/14/2013 | Bonifacio dealt to KC for cash or player to be named
Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos made his first trade of the summer Wednesday afternoon by sending utilityman Emilio Bonifacio to the Royals in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.
8/14/2013 | Royals land versatile Bonifacio from Jays
The Royals obtained infielder Emilio Bonifacio from the Blue Jays on Wednesday in exchange for cash or a player to be named. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Royals placed infielder Miguel Tejada on the 60-day disabled list. A corresponding move to clear a spot on the 25-man active roster was pending.
8/14/2013 | Morneau reportedly clears waivers
Justin Morneau, who was reportedly placed on revocable waivers on Monday, was in the lineup for the Twins at first base on Wednesday against the Indians. The waiver deadline for Morneau expired at noon CT on Wednesday, and the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that he cleared waivers.
8/14/2013 | Hafner hopeful of returning to Yanks this season
Working his way back to the field, designated hitter Travis Hafner is still hopeful of returning to the Yankees before the end of the season.
8/14/2013 | Bourjos expected to return to Angels on Friday
Peter Bourjos is expected to join the Angels from Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday for the start of a three-game home series against the Astros, and Erick Aybar figures to be the starting shortstop that day.
8/14/2013 | Soriano's seven RBIs power Yanks past Halos
Alfonso Soriano may be trying to single-handedly power the Yankees right back into the heart of the postseason chase. The recently acquired slugger homered twice, including a grand slam, and collected a career-high seven RBIs in leading the Yankees to an 11-3 victory over the Angels on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
8/14/2013 | Dodgers' success is good for the game
Since falling to 30-42 and 9 1/2 games out on June 21, the Dodgers have won 39 of 47 games and are now the most interesting team on the planet.
8/14/2013 | Gomes proving to be top-notch backup catcher
Offensively, Yan Gomes has undoubtedly been the Indians' best hitter over the past month. Defensively, he's rock solid behind the plate while providing relief to starter Carlos Santana.
8/14/2013 | Cabrera's jack, Infante's knock help Tigers snap skid
On this 10-game road trip, the Tigers flexed their muscles with a four-game sweep in Cleveland, made ninth-inning history against Mariano Rivera in New York -- yet still dropped two of three -- and in Wednesday's series finale against the last-place White Sox, needed a win to avoid being swept. They did just that, getting big hits by Miguel Cabrera and Omar Infante that they had been lacking lately in a 6-4 victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
8/14/2013 | Cabrera playing through abdominal pain
The best way to describe Miguel Cabrera on Wednesday? Some combination of unbelievable/amazing/incredible, sure. But also gimpy.
8/14/2013 | Sarah's Take: D-backs face uphill climb
Cody Ross's season-ending hip injury was just the latest blow for a D-backs team that has fallen out of the NL West lead and will likely struggle to earn a Wild Card spot.
8/14/2013 | Extra effort: Six Tuesday games go past nine innings
Baseball had a day for the ages on Tuesday, a schedule full of extra drama and extra suspense largely unparalleled. There were six extra-inning games played on Tuesday, and according to the Elias Sports Bureau, there have been only two days with more extra-inning games in baseball history.
8/14/2013 | Indians sign Cuban righty Linares to Minors deal
The Indians signed Cuban right-hander Leandro Linares to a Minor League contract on Wednesday, and he has reported to the team's player development complex in Goodyear, Ariz.
8/14/2013 | Beacon Luncheon will be star-studded event
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, Frank Thomas and Willie Horton will be among those on hand on Aug. 24 to honor this year's Beacon Award winners: former MLB All-Star Bo Jackson and music legend Aretha Franklin.
8/14/2013 | MLB Notebook: Goldy golden in the clutch
In Arizona's 4-3 win over Baltimore on Tuesday, Paul Goldschmidt hit a leadoff home run in the ninth to tie the game, then won it in the 11th with another homer -- his third walk-off shot of the year.
8/14/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: August 14
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
8/14/2013 | Holliday exits marathon with sprained ankle
Matt Holliday exited Tuesday night's 4-3, 14-inning victory over the Pirates in the 10th inning with a right ankle sprain, although X-rays came up negative, according to manager Mike Matheny. He's considered day to day.
8/14/2013 | Turning the tide? Cards aim to keep heat on Bucs
With the second of the three-game series set for Wednesday night, the Cardinals -- now two games back of the first-place Bucs -- start Shelby Miller against Francisco Liriano at Busch Stadium.
8/14/2013 | Review confirms Young's near-walk-off homer goes foul
Oakland missed winning Tuesday's series opener against the Astros by mere inches when Chris Young's would-be game-winning home run hooked just foul with two outs in the ninth.
8/14/2013 | Cards get gift from Bucs in ninth, unwrap it in 14th
With Adron Chambers' single to left and Jon Jay's slide around catcher Russell Martin, the Cardinals set off celebrating a 4-3, 14-inning win in front of those who remained from an announced crowd of 40,243.
8/14/2013 | Rosario strains hamstring in Rockies' loss
Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario strained his right hamstring after he a hit a two-run single in the first inning of Tuesday night's 7-5 loss to the Padres. Rosario said after the game that the injury was not serious, identifying it as tightness rather than a serious pull.
8/13/2013 | Ryu bests Harvey as LA wins seventh straight
Rookie left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu held the Mets to one run on five hits in seven innings to lead the Dodgers to their seventh straight victory on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.
8/13/2013 | LaRoche, Nats strike after delay to top Giants
Adam LaRoche's home run proved to be the difference as the Nationals defeated the Giants, 4-2, on Tuesday night.
8/13/2013 | Soriano powers Yanks with two homers, six RBIs
Alfonso Soriano homered twice and drove in six runs while propelling the Yankees' lineup toward its most potent showing in months, pounding Angels pitching to post a 14-7 victory on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
8/13/2013 | No. 1 Draft pick Appel to make two more starts
Right-hander Mark Appel, the No. 1 overall pick in this year's First-Year Player Draft, will likely make two more starts at Class A Quad Cities and then be shut down for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said on Tuesday.
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